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David Starr is better known as Managematics to members of the First Wave chat on ThinkOrSwim. Most use his many freely-distributed implementations of First-Wave technical studies and his regular market commentary, including timely trading insight based on Elliott Wave analysis. David's acclaimed FibGrid and DynaRange indicators are available right here on

Will Gold Bounce in 2016?

Today we take a look at a possible trade setup that could form in the next few months in gold.

Squawk Wrap Up

After over four years of published Elliott Squawk, this is our last briefing. We focus on a longer-term view of both the U. S. equities and the Euro.

Squawk Morning Briefing: Narrowing The Scenarios

Yesterday we had an abundance of scenarios to consider. One possibility we were looking at was a five-wave decline to a new low followed by a bounce because it fit two of those scenarios. Since that’s the action we saw, those two scenarios are the ones we keep for today and we dig […]

Squawk Morning Briefing: One Big Mess

A sharp down day on Tuesday does more to confuse the outlook than clarify it. Their remain multiple possible scenarios and we dig through them in today’s videos.

Squawk Morning Briefing: Upcoming Catalysts

There are relatively few important news releases today which could be catalysts for movement. That leaves us focused on the sentiment observed through wave action as our primary guide. The scenarios we’re watching are updated in today’s videos. We are just about to enter earnings season and that might be the next […]

Squawk Morning Briefing: Now Where?

The follow-through bounce on Friday continues to warn that the two week decline in U. S. equities might not be impulsive. The implications are discussedi n today’s videos.

Squawk Morning Briefing: Eyes Shift to BLS

Yesterday’s ECB press conference brought some negative comments about the European economy and they were echoed by negative comments from the IMF. The weak outlook weighed on European equities and spilled over into U. S. markets. However, once European markets closed U. S. equities rebounded sharply. The price action presents a mixed […]

Squawk Morning Briefing: Eyes on ECB

Not much movement this morning following the ECB policy announcement at 7:45 EDT. That leaves the press conference beginning at 8:30 EDT to spur any meaningful move which might arise. We’re watching closely.
Yesterday’s move in U. S. equities was certainly meaningful and we discuss the implications in today’s videos.

Squawk Morning Briefing: More News

We’re heading into some news again with Non-Farm Payrolls due out on Friday and an advance peek via ADP this morning. The market has not yet tipped its hand as to whether the decline since mid-September will be impulsive or not and the reaction to news might cause the market to commit one way […]

Squawk Morning Briefing: Euro Breaks Fireline

The Euro broke its Voodoo fireline overnight. We have literally been focused on this level for years so this is an important signal for the long-term trend. Other markets, particularly U. S. equities continue to give more complex signals but we dig into them in today’s video.